SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – The Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce and the Chapman Cultural Center teamed up to help encourage Spartanburg County residents to wear face masks due to an increase in COVID-19 cases.
As part of the Bring Back the Burg effort, the organizations started a countywide campaign that encourages residents and businesses to place masks on public art pieces.
Businesses can participate by putting masks on privately-owned pieces of art, while residents are encouraged to place masks on pre-identified pieces.
There is also a contest to design a piece of art to encourage people to wear masks. The contest winner will receive $1,000. Inquiries and proposals can be submitted to Melissa Earley, Chapman Cultural Center’s Community Impact and Outreach Director, at mEarley@spartanarts.org or (864) 278-9685.